FRINK, ALBERT B.
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Date: 5/20/2005 at 09:56:05
Biography reproduced from page 428 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:
Albert B. Frink was born Nov. 17, 1822, in Waterbury, Vt. His father was a native of Springfield, Mass.; his mother was a native of Connecticut. When twenty-one years of age he went to Ohio, where he remained one year, then returned to his old home. He remained home three years then went to northern New York, and after a year’s residence there went to Columbus, Wis., where he lived three years. In 1851 he moved to McGregor, Clayton Co., Iowa, where he engaged in the real estate business and afterwards in the mercantile business. In 1868 he came to Kossuth county, settling on the southwest quarter of section 10, township 96, range 29, Algona township, where he now resides. Mr. Frink is among the largest land owners, and one of the most enterprising farmers in the county, now owning 814 acres of land in Kossuth county. He was married April 29, 1858, to Bathsheba A. Wagner, born May 1, 1836. Her parents were natives of New York. Mr. and Mrs. Frink have been blessed with three children—George A., and Katie and Cora, twins.
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